Posts Tagged ‘Super Bowl XLV’

Never missed a Super Bowl? It’s true

Is Visa’s “Never Miss a Super Bowl Club” for real, or is it just a commercial? We get to the bottom of that.

Jones: We have the ‘will’ to get a deal done

DALLAS — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been like a proud father this week. He was hoping, of course, that his team would be playing a home game in Super Bowl XLV, but he has been making the rounds all week basking in the excitement of hosting the game in majestic Cowboys Stadium.

Photo: The Black Eyed Peas take questions

The Black Eyed Peas discuss their upcoming performance at the Super Bowl XLV halftime show.

Jones-Drew doesn’t regret tweet shot at Cutler

Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew, a close friend of the NFL Network, joined the “NFL Total Access” set Thursday, and it wasn’t long before the conversation turned toward his ill-timed Twitter shot directed at Jay Cutler.

Woodson: Stop judging QBs by Super Bowl rings

There has been a lot of talk this week about Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and their place in history should they be victorious in Super Bowl XLV.

McNabb is waiting for meeting with Redskins

Donovan McNabb’s up-and-down first season in Washington ended in his benching for the team’s final three games, a report he will ask for his release, and the expectation among many he won’t be back for another go-round.

Theismann: Steelers susceptible to play-action

For those of you into the whole game within the game thing, the NFL “Playbook” crew presented some interesting angles Wednesday on attacking the vaunted defense of the Steelers.

Larry Fitzgerald picks Steelers

One thing Super Bowl Week is not short on is predictions, and Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald said he’s picking the Steelers over the Packers.

Big Ben has edge over Rodgers in SB matchup

Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger have some strong similarities, but they also have some stark differences to their games. The quarterback matchup in Super Bowl XLV goes to Roethlisberger, because of his ability to break down the traditional concepts of defense.

Wallace looks to be next WR to be a hero

Looking for an unheralded player who could make a big impact for the Steelers on Super Bowl Sunday? Look no further than the receiver position.

Breaking the ice with Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker is on hand to promote her movie, “Just Go With It,” and to quiz players on pop culture asking about the Jersey Shore, American Idol and just who is her leading man in her upcoming film (answer: It’s Adam Sandler).

Ward: Roethlisberger an elite QB

Quarterbacks are judged by Super Bowl wins, yet Ben Roethlisberger is rarely mentioned among the NFL’s elite, despite playing for his third title in a six-year span. Steelers WR Hines Ward had an explanation why.

McCarthy to Packers: ‘Just don’t look into the lights’

Mike McCarthy was the second coach to take the podium on Monday. Here are a few highlights from his session with the media:

Clay Matthews: ‘I’ve got great hair’

Packers LB Clay Matthews recounts his days as an intern at NFL Network and offers at least one more legitimate reason as to why he should have been named the AP Defensive Player of the Year on Monday during an interview with Rich Eisen and the crew of “NFL Total Access.”

CBs are key difference in Packers’ 3-4 defense

If there is a difference between the 3-4 defenses of the Packers and Steelers — and I think there is — in my mind it’s the youth and talent of Packers cornerbacks Sam Shields, Tramon Williams and Charles Woodson.

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